Minors

A minor consists of at least five courses (minimum of 15 credit hours) not required for a degree program. Since a minor provides a coherent set of ideas, concepts, and educational experiences in a variety of areas, students may find that a minor will enhance potential for professional development. Students who choose a minor are encouraged to consult with the minor adviser. Students who take the standard core curriculum's distribution of courses may apply them toward the requirements of any approved minor.

Note: Not all minors are applicable to all majors.

Following are approved minors:

Aerospace Science - Materials Science Engineering Majors only

MMAE 304Mechanics of Aerostructures3
MMAE 311Compressible Flow3
MMAE 312Aerodynamics of Aerospace VHLS3
MMAE 313Fluid Mechanics3
Select a minimum of one course from the following:3
Computational Mechanics3
Aerospace Propulsion3
Aircraft Flight Mechanics3
Spacecraft Dynamics
Systems Analysis and Control3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Aerospace Science - Mechanical Engineering Majors only

MMAE 311Compressible Flow3
MMAE 312Aerodynamics of Aerospace VHLS3
MMAE 352Aerospace Propulsion3
Select one course from each of the following groups of courses:6
Aircraft Flight Mechanics3
Spacecraft Dynamics
Spacecraft Design I3
Aircraft Design I
Total Credit Hours15
 
 

Air Force Aerospace Studies

AS 101Heritage and Values of USAF I1
AS 102Heritage and Values of USAF II1
AS 201Team & Leadership Fund I1
AS 202Team & Leadership Fund II1
AS 301Lead People/Effective Comm I3
AS 302Lead People/Effective Comm II3
AS 401National Security Affairs3
AS 402Preparation for Active Duty3
Total Credit Hours16
 

Applied Mathematics

MATH 230Introduction to Discrete Math3
MATH 252Introduction to Diff Equations4
MATH 332Elementary Linear Algebra3
Select at least two mathematics courses at the 400-level 16
Total Credit Hours16
 

Applied Mechanics - Aerospace Engineering Majors only

MMAE 432Design of Mechanical Systems3
or MMAE 433 Design of Thermal Systems
Select a minimum of four courses from the following:12
Advanced Mechanics of Solids3
Design of Machine Elements
Applied Thermodynamics3
Heat and Mass Transfer3
Computer-Aided Design3
Manufacturing Processes3
Total Credit Hours15

Applied Mechanics - Materials Science Engineering Majors only

MMAE 302Advanced Mechanics of Solids3
or MMAE 332 Design of Machine Elements
MMAE 313Fluid Mechanics3
MMAE 323Heat and Mass Transfer3
MMAE 350Computational Mechanics3
MMAE 432Design of Mechanical Systems3
or MMAE 445 Computer-Aided Design
Total Credit Hours15
 

Architecture - Non-Architecture Majors only

ARCH 100Introduction to Architecture3
ARCH 107Design Communications I: Units and Order3
ARCH 113Architecture Studio I: Elements6
AAH 119History of World Architecture I3
or AAH 120 History of World Architecture II
Select a minimum of one course from the following:3
Design Communications II: Systems and Assemblages3
Architecture Studio II: Unit 16
Contemporary Architecture3
Architectural Practice3
The Metropolis3
Total Credit Hours18
 

Artificial Intelligence

CS 201Accelerated Intro to Cmptr Sci4
CS 330Discrete Structures3
CS 331Data Structures and Algorithms3
CS 430Introduction to Algorithms3
CS 480Artificial Intelligence3
Total Credit Hours16
 

Astrophysics

PHYS 223General Physics III3-4
or PHYS 224 Gen Physics III for Engnrs
PHYS 360Introduction to Astrophysics3
Select a minimum of three courses from the following:9-10
Observational Astrophysics4
Relativity 13
Stellar Astrophysics 13
Extragalactic Astrophysics 13
Total Credit Hours15-17
 

Biochemistry

BIOL 214Genetics3
BIOL 401Introductory Biochemistry3
BIOL 402Metabolic Biochemistry3
BIOL 404Biochemistry Laboratory3
BIOL 445Cell Biology3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Bioinformatics

The Bioinformatics minor requires a minimum of 15 credit hours of courses that are listed below and that are not required courses for a specific degree program.

Required Courses
BIOL 104Linux and Perl Programming3
BIOL 105Introduction to Biology3
BIOL 214Genetics3
BIOL 413Genomics and Transcriptomics3
CS 201Accelerated Introduction to Computer Science4
CS 331Data Structures and Algorithms3
Elective Courses
Select a minimum of six credit hours from the following:
Introduction to Human Biology3
Population and Ecological Genetics3
Cell Biology3
Discrete Structures3
Data Mining3
Database Organization3
Statistical Methods3

Biology

BIOL 107General Biology Lectures3
BIOL 115Human Biology3
BIOL 214Genetics3
BIOL 445Cell Biology3
Select a minimum of one course from the following:3
Microbiology3
Human Anatomy3
Introduction to Immunology3
Introductory Biochemistry3
Metabolic Biochemistry3
Biochemistry Laboratory3
Medical Microbiology3
Concepts of Cancer Biology3
Human Physiology3
Cell Biology Laboratory3
or an approved biology elective at the 500-level
Total Credit Hours15
 

Building Systems Engineering

CAE 331Building Science3
CAE 461Plumbing and Fire Protection Design3
CAE 464HVAC Systems Design3
Select a minimum of two courses from the following:6
Introduction to Fire Dynamics3
Fire Protection and Life Safety in Building Design3
Building Enclosure Design3
Building Energy Conservation Technologies3
Building Electrical Systems Design3
Lighting Systems Design3
Total Credit Hours15

Business

BUS 210Financial and Managerial Acct3
or BUS 211
BUS 212
Meas/Assess Entity Fin Perform
and Managerial Dec-Making/Control
ECON 211Principles of Economics3
or ECON 151
ECON 152
Making Strategic Decisions
and Understand/Competng Global Mkt
BUS 301Dsgn/Struc Orgnz Strat Dec-Mkg3
Select a minimum of two courses from the following:6
Dsgn of Bus Process and Models3
Strategies for New Markets3
Econ Anal Capital Investments3
Chemical engineering majors should also take CHE 426 or another engineering science course
Total Credit Hours15
 

A maximum of three courses may be shared between the Business minor and the Entrepreneurship minor.

Chemistry

CHEM 247Analytical Chemistry3
Select one of the following course sequences:7
Organic Chemistry I
and Organic Chemistry II
7
Physical Chemistry I
and Physical Chemistry II
7
Select electives chosen from 300-level and 400-level chemistry courses5
Total Credit Hours15
 

Circuits and Systems - Non-Electrical Engineering, Non-Computer Engineering Majors only

ECE 211Circuit Analysis I3
ECE 213Circuit Analysis II4
ECE 218Digital Systems4
Select one of the following course sequences:6-7
Signals Systems
and Digital & Data Comm Systems
6
Signals Systems
and Control Systems
6
Fndmntls of Power Engrn
and Power Systems Analysis
7
Total Credit Hours17-18
 

Communication

This minor consists of 15 credit hours of communication coursework chosen in consultation with the minor adviser.  At least nine credit hours must be at or above the 300-level.

Computational Mathematics 

MATH 350Intro to Computational Mathe3
MATH 477Numerical Linear Algebra3
MATH 478Num Mthds for Diff Equations3
MATH 431Computational Algebraic Geom3
or MATH 435 Linear Optimization
or MATH 461 Fourier Sers&Boudary-Val Probs
MATH 476Statistics3
or MATH 486 Mathematical Modeling I
or MATH 488 Ordry Diff Equ/Dynamical Syst
Total Credit Hours15

Computational Structures

CS 201Accelerated Introduction to Computer Science4
CS 330Discrete Structures3
CS 331Data Structures and Algorithms3
CS 430Introduction to Algorithms3
MATH 350Introduction to Computational Mathematics3
Total Credit Hours16
 

Computer Architecture

CS 201Accelerated Introduction to Computer Science4
CS 331Data Structures and Algorithms3
CS 350Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming3
CS 470Computer Architecture3
ECE 218Digital Systems4
Total Credit Hours17
 

Computer Networking

CS 201Accelerated Introduction to Computer Science4
CS 331Data Structures and Algorithms3
CS 350Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming3
CS 450Operating Systems3
CS 455Data Communications3
Total Credit Hours16
 

Computer Science

CS 201Accelerated Intro to Cmptr Sci4
CS 331Data Structures and Algorithms3
Three 300-level or 400-level computer science courses chosen in consultation with the Department of Computer Science9
Total Credit Hours16
 

Construction Management

CAE 470Constrctn Methods&Cost Estmg3
CAE 471Construction Plan & Scheduling3
CAE 472Construction Site Operation3
CAE 473Construction Contract Admin3
ECON 423Econ Anal Capital Investments3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Cyber Security Foundations

This minor prepares students to enter the Master of Cyber Forensics and Security graduate degree.

ITM 301Intro OS and Hardware I3
ITM 311Intro to Software Development3
ITMD 411Intermediate Software Devlpmnt3
ITMD 421Data Modeling and Applications3
ITMO 440Intro Data Networks & Internet3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Database Management

CS 201Accelerated Intro to Cmptr Sci4
CS 331Data Structures and Algorithms3
CS 422Data Mining3
or CS 429 Information Retrieval
CS 425Database Organization3
CS 445Objct Orntd Dsgn Prgmng3
Total Credit Hours16
 

Economics

BUS 382Behavioral Economics of Managerial and Consumer Decision Making3
ECON 151Making Strategic Decisions in the Marketplace3
ECON 152Understanding and Competing in the Global Marketplace3
ECON 423Economic Analysis of Capital Investments3
Select a minimum of one course from the following:3
Quantitative Models for Effective Decision-Making3
International Finance3
Corporate Finance3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Electromechanical Design and Manufacturing - Aerospace Engineering Majors only

BUS 305Dsgn of Bus Process and Models3
ECE 218Digital Systems4
ECE 242Digital Computers&Computing3
ECE 441Microcomputers/Embedded Comp (replaces MMAE 315)4
MMAE 445Computer-Aided Design3
MMAE 485Manufacturing Processes3
Total Credit Hours20

Electromechanical Design and Manufacturing - Mechanical Engineering Majors only

BUS 305Dsgn of Bus Process and Models3
ECE 218Digital Systems4
ECE 242Digital Computers&Computing3
ECE 441Microcomputers/Embedded Comp (replaces MMAE 319)4
MMAE 485Manufacturing Processes3
Total Credit Hours17
 

Energy/Environment/Economics (E3)

CHE 543Energy Envir Economics3
Select six credit hours from the following:6
Electrochem Energy Cnvrsn3
Fuel Cell Syst Design3
Fluidization3
Undergraduate Research1-20
Renwble Engry Technologies3
Fludzatn Gas-Solids Flw System3
Fund of Electrochemistry3
Intfcl Clldl Phnmna Applctn3
Fndmntls of Power Engrn4
Power Electronics4
Power Systems Analysis w/Lab4
Anlytic Meth Power Syst3
Control Systems3
Direct Energy Conversion3
Nuclear F-F & Sust Energy Sys3
Nuclear F-F & Sust Energy Sys
Fundamentals of Combustion3
Fundamentals of Heat Transfer3
Select six credit hours from the following:6
Undergraduate Research1-3
Special Problems1-4
Econ Anal Capital Investments3
Water & Wastewater Engineering3
Intro Air Pollution Control3
Industrial Ecology3
Undergraduate Research1-6
Undergraduate Design Project1-3
Undergraduate Special Topics1-6
Energy Policy3
Total Credit Hours15

Appropriate substitutions may be made with the approval of the minor adviser.

Engineering Graphics and CAD

CAE 100Intro to Engg Drawing & Design2
CAE 101Intro to AutoCAD Draw Design2
EG 305Advanced Engr Graphic&Design3
EG 306Engr Descriptive Geometry3
EG 405Mechanical Dsgn Graphics3
EG 406Technical & Pictorial Illust3
EG 419Computer Graphics in Engnr3
Total Credit Hours19

English Language/Literature

This minor consists of six credit hours of English linguistics courses, six credit hours of literature courses, and a three credit hour course in either English linguistics or literature. At least nine credit hours must be at or above the 300-level.

 

Entrepreneurship

BUS 210Financial and Managerial Acct3
BUS 371Strategies for New Markets3
BUS 469Entrprnrship Minor Summit Crse3
ECON 211Principles of Economics3
ECON 423Econ Anal Capital Investments3
Total Credit Hours15
 

A maximum of three courses may be shared between the Business minor and the Entrepreneurship minor.

Environmental Engineering

This minor consists of 15 credit hours. 

Select six to nine credit hours from the following:6-9
Water and Wastewater Engineering3
Introduction to Air Pollution Control3
Industrial Ecology3
Select six to nine credit hours from the following:6-9
Risk Assessment Engineering3
Introduction to Geographic Information Systems3
Building Energy Conservation Technologies3
Hydraulic Design of Open Channel Systems3

Appropriate substitutions may be made with the approval of the minor adviser.

 

Finance

BUS 210Financial and Managerial Acct3
ECON 211Principles of Economics3
ECON 423Econ Anal Capital Investments3
Select a minimum of two courses from the following:6
International Finance3
Valuation/Portfolio Management3
Corporate Finance3
Futures Options & OTC Deriv3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Food Science and Nutrition

FDSN 201Nutrition and Wellness3
FDSN 300Nutrition Thru the Life Cycle3
FDSN 301Exploring Food Science & Tech3
FDSN 401Nutrition, Metabolism & Health3
FDSN 405Food and Behavior3
Total Credit Hours15

Game Studies and Design

The minor in Game Studies and Design provides students with theoretical, historical, and applied knowledge in the production and study of games. The minor is relevant to students interested in pursuing careers in and around the games industry and is also relevant for those interested in careers in experience and interaction design, human computer interaction, and related areas.

GSAD Foundations (9)
HIST 373History of Video Games3
HUM 371Fundamentals of Game Design3
HUM 372Interactive Storytelling3
Technical Proficiency (3)
Select a minimum of one course. Additional courses recommended.3
Data Structures and Algorithms3
Computer Graphics3
Database Organization3
Mobile Applications Development3
Artificial Intelligence Language Understanding3
Theoretical Proficiency (3)
Select a minimum of one course from the following:3
Human Motivation and Emotion3
Learning Theory3
Cognitive Science3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Global Studies

Select a minimum of two courses from the following humanities courses:6
World Englishes3
Intercultural Communication3
Latin America: 1810-Present3
Women in Latin American History3
Latin American History Through Film3
Twentieth Century Europe: 1890-19453
Select a minimum of three courses from the following social sciences courses: 19
International Relations3
Democracy, Dictatorship, and Development3
Comparative Public Policy3
Environmental Politics and Policy3
Global Political Economy3
Government and Politics in Africa3
East Asian Political Economy3
Politics of Europe3
Politics of Latin America3
International Law and Organizations3
Global Chicago3
Global Health3
Comparative Health Systems3
Problems of Multi-Ethnic, Multi-Religious States3
Global Migration3
International Development3

Additional courses, including rotating topics courses, may be approved by the humanities or social sciences associate chairs.

Graphics and CAD for Non-Engineers

EG 225Eng Graphics for Non-Engineers3
EG 325Adv Engg Graphics Non-Engineer3
EG 329Graphic Reprsntn Non Engineers3
EG 425Cmptr Gphs for Non Engrs3
EG 429Cmptr Graphic for Desktop Pbls3
Total Credit Hours15
 

History

This minor consists of 15 credit hours of history coursework chosen in consultation with the minor adviser. Courses must be at or above the 300-level.

 

Human Resources

PSYC 203Undergraduate Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences3-4
or PSYC 320 Applied Correlation and Regression
PSYC 301Industrial Psychology3
Select a minimum of three courses from the following:9
Social Psychology3
Occupational Health Psychology3
Psychological Testing3
Development and Evaluation of Training in Organizations3
Groups and Leadership at Work3
Total Credit Hours15-16
 

Industrial Technology and Management

Choose 15 credit hours from the following:15
Industrial Enterprises3
Industrial Project Management3
Operations Management3
Industrial Risk Management3
Applied Strategies for the Competitive Enterprise3
Supply Chain Management3
Entrepreneurship in Industry3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Information Architecture

The Information Architecture minor prepares students with a rich historical, theoretical, and practical foundation in technology and humanities for careers in web design/development, user experience and interface design, and other digital communications careers.

COM 421Technical Communication3
or COM 428 Verbal Visual Communications
Select a minimum of two courses from the following: 16
User Experience Research/Eval3
Document Design3
Technical Editing3
Topics in Communication3
Select a minimum of two courses from the following: 16
Info Structure and Retrieval3
Knowledge Management3
Publication Management3
Topics in Communication3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Information Security

ITMD 421Data Modeling and Applications3
ITMS 428Database Security3
ITMO 440Introduction to Data Networks and the Internet3
ITMS 448Cyber Security Technologies3
ITMS 478Cyber Security Management3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Information System Administration

ITM 301Introduction to Contemporary Operating Systems and Hardware I3
ITMO 440Introduction to Data Networks and the Internet3
ITMO 456Introduction to Open Source Operating Systems3
Select two courses from the following:6
Shell Scripting for System Administration3
Enterprise Server Administration3
Cloud Computing Technologies3
Enterprise End-User System Administration3
Open Source Server Administration3
Operating System Virtualization3
Operating System Security3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Information System Network Management

ITMM 471Project Management for ITM3
ITMO 440Intro Data Networks & Internet3
ITMO 441Network Admin & Operations3
ITMS 448Cyber Security Technologies3
Select one course from the following:3
Fund of Web Development3
Cloud Computing Technologies3
Intro Open Source OS3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Information Technology Foundations

This minor prepares students to enter the Master of Information Technology and Management graduate degree.

ITM 301Introduction to Contemporary Operating Systems and Hardware I3
ITM 311Introduction to Software Development3
ITMD 361Fundamentals of Web Development3
ITMD 421Data Modeling and Applications3
Select any 400-level ITM elective3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Information Technology and Management

ITM 301Intro OS and Hardware I3
ITMM 471Project Management for ITM3
Select three courses from the following:9
Fund of Web Development3
Intermediate Software Devlpmnt3
Data Modeling and Applications3
Intro Data Networks & Internet3
Intro Open Source OS3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Internet Application Development

ITM 311Introduction to Software Development3
ITMD 361Fundamentals of Web Development3
ITMD 411Intermediate Software Development3
ITMD 462Web Site Application Development3
Select one course from the following:3
Advanced Software Development3
Intermediate Web Application Development3
Rich Internet Applications3
Service-Oriented Architecture3
Topics in Application Development1-3
Introduction to Social Commerce3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Leadership

PSYC 250Leadership: Concepts/Practices3
Select a minimum of four courses from the following:12
Dsgn/Struc Orgnz Strat Dec-Mkg3
Persuasion3
Topics in Communication3
Intercultural Communication3
Communications for Workplace3
Ind Project Management3
Fund of Mgmt for Tech Prof3
Project Management for ITM3
Leadership&PRBLM SLVNG3
Leadership and Ethics3
Leadership&Management3
Political Philosophy3
Democracy, Dictator, & Develop3
Politics and Public Policy3
Public Administration3
Social Psychology3
Human Motivation and Emotion3
Group&Leadership at Work3
Social Communication3
Social Orgn and Control3
Social and Political Thought3
Complex Organizations3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Linguistics

This minor consists of 15 credit hours of linguistics coursework chosen in consultation with the minor adviser. At least nine credit hours must be at or above the 300-level.

Select a minimum of 15 credit hours from the following: 115
Intro Linguistics3
World Englishes3
Structure of Modern English3
History English Language3
The Human Voice3
Discourse Analysis3
Intercultural Communication3

Literature

This minor consists of 15 credit hours of literature courses at or above the 300-level.

 

Materials Science - Aerospace Engineering Majors only

MMAE 365Strctr & Propts of Materials I3
MMAE 370Materials Laboratory I3
MMAE 463Strctr&Propts of Mtrl II3
Select a minimum of two courses from the following:6
Electrl,Mgntc & Optic3
Intro to Polymer Science3
Advanced Aerospace Materials3
Composites
Materials Laboratory II3
Manufacturing Processes3
Total Credit Hours15

Materials Science - Mechanical Engineering Majors only

MMAE 365Strctr & Propts of Materials I3
MMAE 370Materials Laboratory I3
MMAE 463Strctr&Propts of Mtrl II3
Select a minimum of two courses from the following:6
Electrl,Mgntc & Optic3
Intro to Polymer Science3
Advanced Aerospace Materials3
Composites
Materials Laboratory II3
Total Credit Hours15

Materials Science - Non-MMAE Majors only

MMAE 365Strctr & Propts of Materials I3
MMAE 463Strctr&Propts of Mtrl II3
MMAE 465Electrl,Mgntc & Optic3
MS 201Materials Science3
Select a minimum of one course from the following:3
Materials Laboratory I3
Intro to Polymer Science3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Military Science

MILS 101Foundation of Officership1
MILS 102Basic Leadership1
MILS 201Individual Leadership STUDS2
MILS 202Leadership and Teamwork2
or MILS 107 American Military History
MILS 301Leadership&PRBLM SLVNG3
MILS 302Leadership and Ethics3
MILS 401Leadership&Management3
MILS 402Officership3
Total Credit Hours18

MILS 147, MILS 148, MILS 247, and MILS 248 (Aerobic Conditioning) are required for all cadets in the Basic Program. The preceding four courses and MILS 347, MILS 348, MILS 447, and MILS 448 (Aerobic Conditioning) are required for all Advanced Course cadets.

 

Music

This minor consists of 15 semester hours in music, including a minimum of six credit hours of classroom-based history or theory courses, and a maximum of nine credit hours of performance coursework. Students should contact the Office of Undergraduate Academic Affairs regarding applicability of courses toward a degree program.

 

Naval Science

NS 101INTRO to Naval Science2
NS 102Naval Ships Systems I (Navy option)3
NS 201Naval Ships Systems II (Navy option)3
NS 202Seapower&Maritime Affairs3
NS 301Navigation (Navy option)3
NS 302Naval Operations & Seamanship (Navy option)3
NS 401Leadership and Management3
NS 402Naval Leadership and Ethics3
Total Credit Hours23

Attendance at the Naval Science Institute may be substituted for NS 101, NS 102, NS 201, and NS 202. NS 497 (zero credit hours) is required every semester.

 

Operating Systems

CS 201Accelerated Introduction to Computer Science4
CS 331Data Structures and Algorithms3
CS 350Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming3
CS 351Systems Programming3
CS 450Operating Systems3
Total Credit Hours16
 

Philosophy

This minor consists of 15 credit hours of philosophy courses at or above the 300-level.

 

Physics

PHYS 301Math Methods of Physics3
PHYS 308Classical Mechanics I3
PHYS 348Modern Physics for Scntst&Engr3
PHYS 405Fndmntls of Quantum Theory I3
PHYS 413Electromagnetism I3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Policy and Ethics

This minor consists of 15 credit hours.

Select a minimum of one course from the following:3
Ancient Philosophy3
Origins of Modern Philosophy3
Twentieth Century Philosophy3
Great Philosophers3
Political Philosophy3
Social Philosophy3
Select a minimum of one course from the following:3
Science and Values3
Engineering Ethics3
Ethics in Architecture3
Business Ethics3
Ethics in Computer Science3
Communication Law and Ethics
Select a minimum of one course from the following:3
Politics and Public Policy3
Comparative Public Policy3
Methods of Policy Analysis3
Select no more than two of the following:6
Energy Policy3
Urban Policy3
International Development3
Total Credit Hours15

Appropriate substitutions may be made with the approval of the minor adviser.

Political Science

This minor consists of 15 credit hours.

Select a minimum of two courses from the following:6
American Government3
State and Local Government3
International Relations3
Democracy, Dictator, & Develop3
Select three additional political science courses9
Total Credit Hours15
 

Polymer Science and Engineering

This minor consists of 15 credit hours.

Select a minimum of one course from the following:3
Intro Polymer Science3
Introduction to Polymers3
Intro to Polymer Science3
Select a minimum of three courses from the following:9
Polymerization Reaction Engrg3
Polymer Processing3
Polymer Rheology3
Polymer Synthesis3
Polymer Chemistry Laboratory3
Polymer Charact & Analysis3
Advanced Materials Processing3
Select one of the following:3
Statistical Tools Engineers3
Fluidization3
Undergraduate Research1-20
Intfcl Clldl Phnmna Applctn3
Finite Elmnt Methods in Engrg3
Manufacturing Processes3
Total Credit Hours15

Appropriate substitutions may be made with the approval of the minor adviser.

 

Premedical Studies

The minor in premedical studies is intended for those students who plan to apply to medical school and has been approved by the Premedical Advisory Committee. The minor includes courses that satisfy the prerequisite coursework of most medical schools, cover the majority of topics on the MCAT and other entrance examinations, and courses designed to increase the competitiveness of a student's application.

Students may complete courses on this list as part of their major, core curriculum, or free electives. Regardless of where each course fits into a student's curriculum, any student who completes all of these courses (or substitutes approved by the Premedical Advisory Committee) will be credited as having received this minor.

BIOL 107General Biol Lecture3
BIOL 109General Biology Lab1-2
or BME 405 Physiology Laboratory
BIOL 115Human Biology3
BIOL 117Human Biology Lab1
BIOL 214Genetics3
Select one of the following:4-6
Introductory Biochemistry
and Metabolic Biochemistry
6
Biochemistry4
Select one of the following:3
Human Physiology3
Cell Biology 13
Quantitative Physiology3
CHEM 124Princ of Chemistry I with Lab4
CHEM 125Prin of Chemistry II w/Lab4
CHEM 237Organic Chemistry I4
CHEM 239Organic Chemistry II3
CHEM 240Organic Chemistry Lab2
MATH 151Calculus I5
MATH 152Calculus II5
Choose one of the following statistics courses:3-4
BME Applications of Statistics3
Analytics for Informed Dec-Mkg3
Statistical Tools Engineers3
Probability/Statistics for ECE3
Statistical Methods3
Probability and Statistics3
Statistics3
Undergrad Stats Bhvrl Sci4
PHYS 123General Physics I: Mechanics4
PHYS 221Gen Physics II: Elect&Magntism4
Humanities 200-level course3
Choose one of the following ethics courses:3
Science and Values3
Ethics3
Topics in Philosophy3
Choose one of the following communication courses:3
Intro Linguistics3
Structure of Modern English3
History English Language3
Persuasion3
Technical Communication 23
Verbal Visual Communications 23
Intercultural Communication 13
SOC 200Introduction to Sociology 13
or SOC 203 Engaging Sociology
PSYC 221Intro to Psychological Science3
Choose one of the following psychology courses:3
Abnormal Psychology3
Social Psychology3
Health Psychology3
Neural & Biol Bases Behavior 1, 23
Choose one of the following PS or SSCI courses:3
Comparative Public Policy3
Social Inequality3
Special Topics 33
Total Credit Hours77-81
 

Professional and Technical Communication

COM 421 and 12 credit hours of communication coursework chosen in consultation with the minor adviser.

 

Programming Languages

CS 201Accelerated Introduction to Computer Science4
CS 331Data Structures and Algorithms3
CS 350Computer Organization and Assembly Language Programming3
CS 351Systems Programming3
CS 440Programming Languages and Translators3
Total Credit Hours16
 

Psychology

PSYC 203Undergraduate Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences3-4
or PSYC 320 Applied Correlation and Regression
PSYC 221Introduction to Psychological Science3
Select at least nine additional credit hours of psychology courses9
Total Credit Hours15-16
 

Public Administration

PS 200American Government3
PS 214State and Local Government3
PS 306Politics and Public Policy3
PS 315Urban Politics3
PS 351Public Administration3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Public Policy

PS 306Politics and Public Policy3
PS 408Methods of Policy Analysis3
SSCI 209Social Science Research Methods3
Select a minimum of two courses from the following:6
Analysis and Evaluation of Public Policy3
Comparative Public Policy3
Energy Policy3
Urban Policy3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Rehabilitation Services

PSYC 410Intro Rehab/Mental Health Cslg3
PSYC 411Medcl Aspects of Dsblng Cond3
PSYC 412Multicultural/Psychosocial Iss3
PSYC 583Rehab Engineering Technology I3
PSYC 590Psychiatric Rehabilitation3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Science and Technology Studies

This minor consists of 15 credit hours.

HUM 380Topics in Humanities3
or PS 332 Politics of Sci and Technolgy
Select three to six credit hours from the following:3-6
Topics in Communication3
Science and Method3
Geographic Information Systems3
Intermediate Geo Info Systems3
Select six to nine credit hours from the following:6-9
Literature Modern Science3
Mass Media Society3
Communication Law Ethics3
History of Engineering3
History of Computing3
Tech History 1850 Present3
Topics in Humanities3
Philosophy of Science3
Science and Values3
Ethics in Computer Science3
Politics of Sci and Technolgy3
Social Dimension of Science3
The Triple Helix of Innovation3
 

Sociology

SOC 200Introduction to Sociology3
or SOC 203 Engaging Sociology
Select four additional sociology courses12
Total Credit Hours15
 

Software Engineering

CS 201Accelerated Intro to Cmptr Sci4
CS 331Data Structures and Algorithms3
CS 442Mobile Application Development3
CS 445Objct Orntd Dsgn Prgmng3
CS 487Software Engineering3
Total Credit Hours16
 

Statistics

MATH 225Introductory Statistics3
MATH 332Elementary Linear Algebra3
MATH 475Probability3
MATH 476Statistics3
Select a minimum of three credit hours from the following:3
Introduction to Time Series3
Introduction to Stochastic Processes3
Design and Analysis of Experiments3
Regression3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Structural Engineering - Architecture Majors only

CAE 303Structural Design I3
CAE 304Structural Analysis I3
CAE 307Structural Design II3
CAE 431Steel Design3
CAE 432Concrete and Foundation Design3
Total Credit Hours15

This minor is usually taken in conjunction with the Bachelor of Architecture/Master of Civil Engineering dual degree program.

Structural Engineering - Non-CAEE, Non-ARCH Majors only

CAE 303Structural Design I3
CAE 304Structural Analysis I3
CAE 307Structural Design II3
CAE 315Materials of Construction3
CAE 431Steel Design3
Total Credit Hours15
 

Supply Chain Management

INTM 441Supply Chain Management3
INTM 446Manufacturing & Logistics Info3
Select a minimum of three courses from the following:9
Inventory Control3
E-Commerce in Mkt/Supply Chain3
Transportation3
Sales and Operations Planning3
Warehousing and Distribution3
Purchasing3
Export/Import3
Total Credit Hours15

System Administration

ITMO 441Network Admin & Operations3
Select a minimum of four courses from the following:12
Shell Scripting for Sys Admin3
Enterprise Server Admin3
Cloud Computing Technologies3
Enterprise End-User Sys Admin3
Open Source Server Admin3
Operating Sys Virtualization3
Operating System Security3
Total Credit Hours15

Telecommunications

CS 116Object-Oriented Programming II2
or CS 201 Accelerated Introduction to Computer Science
ECE 403Digital and Data Communication Systems3
or ECE 405 Digital and Data Communication Systems with Laboratory
ECE 406Introduction to Wireless Communication Systems3
or ECE 407 Introduction to Computer Networks with Laboratory
ECE 437Digital Signal Processing I3
Select a minimum of two courses from the following:6
Data Structures and Algorithms3
Operating Systems3
Object-Oriented Programming and Computer Simulation3
Total Credit Hours17
 

Transportation Engineering

CAE 412Traffic Engrg Studies Design3
CAE 415Pavement Design4
CAE 416Faclty Dsgn Trnsprtn Syst3
CAE 417Railroad Engineering & Design3
CAE 430Probability Cncpt Ce Dsgn3
Total Credit Hours16

Appropriate substitutions may be made with the approval of the minor adviser.

 

Urban Studies

Select a minimum of five courses from the following:15
US Urban History3
The City in World History3
History of Chicago3
Urban Politics3
Chicago Politics
Urban Policy
Social Use of Space3
Global Chicago3
Total Credit Hours15